Use of T-1 Steel for Oahe Spiral Cases

by W.J. Rheingans,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 1-14

Document Type: Journal Paper


Study of 7 hydraulic turbines for Oahe Reservoir to determine economical and mechanical aspects of using field welded cases in place of field riveted cases specified, and by using T-1 steel in place of mild carbon steel in welded cases; analysis included also 34 ft of inlet pipes tapered from 24 ft diam of penstock to 20 ft 6 in. inlet diam of cases.

Subject Headings: Field tests | Steel pipes | Steel | Welding | Inlets (waterway) | Hydraulics | Turbines | Reservoirs

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